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Charming Ocean View Home With Private Hot Tub And Community Pool

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Mermaid's Tale Is Our 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home With A Hot Tub And A Community Pool

Mermaid's Tale welcomes you to her adventure by the sea! We are directly across the street from beach access to the amazing white sand Ocean Isle Beach and also across the street from the Summer Place HOA pool. We have 4 comfy bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. There are two 2nd floor bedrooms which have private baths with showers and 2 main floor bedrooms that share a large Jack and Jill bath with a tub/shower combo. The large vaulted central living room/kitchen/dining has plenty of space for your family or group to cook, dine and relax together. We recently renovated the kitchen with a fresh white and turquoise color scheme, new quartz island counter top, and new appliances. We replaced all the carpeting and bedroom flooring. There is a 42" TV in the living room, visible from the kitchen and dining areas. There is also house wide WIFI access. The covered front porch has a peaceful ocean view and plenty of shade for morning coffee and lazy afternoons. The fenced backyard is an awesome place to chill in the shade or relax in the hot tub after a rousing day at the beach or pool. We absolutely love our home and Ocean Isle Beach for its relaxed and casual beauty and we know you will too!

Jean and Steve Wolfe
Member since: 2015
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Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About Jean and Steve Wolfe

We recently relocated to Ocean Isle Beach, NC from St. Paul, MN and are loving it. We have always been avid boaters with a deep love of the outdoors and especially the beach. When the opportunity arose to come to OIB, we jumped at the chance to live near the ocean. We have 2 daughters in college and an empty nest, so we decided to fill our extra time with buying a beach house and making it our own. We have spent the past 6 months renovating our house and turning it into "Mermaid's Tale". We are excited to share it with you!

Jean and Steve Wolfe purchased this house in 2015

Why Jean and Steve Wolfe chose Ocean Isle Beach

Our family was initially drawn to Ocean Isle Beach because of the call from the ocean after living in the Midwest our whole lives. So, when we started researching the properties on the Island, we couldn't pass up the opportunity to be right across the street from the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. Not to mention when you want to get away form the salt and sand, we are also directly across from our local community pool. With the kids not living at home anymore, we had plenty of time to renovate Mermaid's Tale and turn it into our dream ocean side home. In addition, an ideal vacation rental with its four bedrooms and three full baths for plenty of privacy and comfort. Vacation groups and families will also enjoy the combined kitchen-dining-living space for games, relaxing, and group meals. Although Mermaid's tale is a rental, we hope you will be able to feel at home and as comfortable as we do when staying here in OIB!

What makes this house unique

The ocean view at Mermaid's Tale and the sound of crashing waves through open windows or from the porch are what initially drew us here. The open floor plan perfectly fits the way we live and entertain. I still pinch myself every time I walk across the street for my beach walk!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ocean Isle Beach in Brunswick County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Linens and towels are included as long as you agree to wash and dry as many as you can before you leave
  • Additional rules are posted on the refrigerator
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , private bath with shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , private bath with shower
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , shared bath with tub/shower combo
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , shared bath with tub/shower combo
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
There are four beach chairs and an umbrella avialble for use.


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Charming Ocean View Home With Private Hot Tub And Community Pool
average rating of 4.9848485 based on 66 reviews

Great get away in a beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

This home is close to the beach and the pool. It has a great kitchen and gathering area. The back yard is also great and the hot tub was a bonus! Wonderful getaway!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved it! A great week with family.

  • 5 of 5

We loved your home. You thought of everything to make our stay so enjoyable. Examples beach chairs, beach umbrella, grill and a comfortable home, made the time at the beach perfect.

I texted Steve about the TV but did not hear back. We were never able to get it to work. Got the dvd working for the grandsons. But we survived without it

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great week at the beach! Working on the tv, somebody dropped the remote in the ocean prior to your visit.
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Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful week staying at the Mermaid's Tale! The house is beautifully decorated and very well maintained, but my favorite features of the house were the outside features and the location of the home! It is located right across from the beach access and directly across from the subdivision/community pool. It took literally less than probably 2 minutes to be out on the beach. The front porch is where we spent a good portion of time as well as the beautifully maintained back yard! We have rented beach homes for the last 15+ years and have never had a yard in which we could actually spend time doing outdoor activities. The owners also allow you to use their very nice Tommy Bahama beach chairs (4) and umbrella, 4 bikes, sand toys, corn hole boards, bocce ball game set, etc. Very convenient parking underneath house for three vehicles in their own individual bays. The only thing I would suggest if you plan on cooking in a lot is bring a crockpot or your large skillet. They have a big electric griddle, but a large skillet would have been helpful for our family! Other than that, this is a very beautiful home with a very convenient location! Thank you Jean and Steve for allowing us to enjoy your home!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home, fantastic location!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for opening your beautiful home up to us! The house is wonderfully decorated and wonderfully stocked with all kinds of things for everyone to do. The four bikes, cornhole and board games provided everyone with hours of fun. The house has so many amenities you need to bring very little....beach chairs, umbrellas, towels, and sand toys. Great location and access to the pool just next store was a great addition. Highly recommend!!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect beach house and location!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed Memorial week 2018 and had an amazing time with our family. The house had everything you need and then some. It was so cozy and the decor was beautiful.

The outdoor shower was a bonus and came in handy every day! It was nice to have the bikes to venture around the area. Having the public beach access directly across the street was the icing on the cake.

I almost forgot to mention the kitchen..... absolutely amazing is all I can say. We never wanted to leave. My daughter is our chef and she was extremely happy and cooked some amazing dinners!

We had fun playing corn hole and hanging out in the hot tub at night. There were board games and movies as well which came in handy one rainy morning. We got very lucky with the weather! So glad the forecast was wrong! : )

The porch was my favorite spot to relax and have a coffee in the morning or a glass of wine at night with the breeze from the beach.

We will definitely be back!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We signed the guest book and wrote a little note. It is beautiful... loved everything about it.

  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Myrtle Beach International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
Pelican's Perch Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Sea Trail Golf Resort
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Isles Restaurant & Tiki Bar
Nearest Beach
Ocean Isle Beach
Car: recommended

Having Just moved to OIB, our family has taken part in many locals activities recently. We particularly enjoy taking the short walk to the beach to swim, tan, read, or walk. There are plenty of fun shells to find as well as a large beach to set up the umbrella and chairs provided. If your feeling adventurous you many also rent our two stand up paddle boards for use on the ocean or the intercostal water way. The island has side walks on the main roads to take the bikes out on for a nice ride, or to explore the west or east ends of OIB. A fun event that goes on here every Friday night is a island get-together just one mile from the house. It features a band, food, and fun for the whole family. The other days of the week can be filled with relaxation, trips to the local restaurants and fresh seafood spots, mini golf, go carting or one of the other many activities found here.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £96.04
Property Damage Insurance £60.7
Refundable Damage Deposit £76.83

Check-in: 3pm
Check-out: 10am

Your stay at Mermaids Tale is covered by the North Carolina Vacation Protection Act. There is a link on our web page for a copy of the act.
Additionally, a vacation rental agreement must reviewed prior to your visit. A copy is available on our site and will be sent to you with the quote.
The act of providing a down payment constitutes your agreement to the terms in the rental agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.